Essential Nutrients: Protein Sources for Healthy Hair

Healthy food for Dry Hair. Protein Sources from Foods that Help Nourish Dry Scalp 

Do you want healthy hair? On average hair will grow ¼ to ½ inch each month. Wisely choose your protein sources from foods that eliminate dry scalp, encourage healthy hair and promote hair growth.

100% all natural herbal hair care products are a great help to grow and maintain lustrous, radiant healthy hair –adding a diet of protein rich foods will further enhance your all natural beauty.

Protein Sources: Food List 

Salmon: Omega-3 fatty acids, protein, vitamin B-12 and iron.

Poultry: High-quality protein, iron.

Eggs: High-quality protein, biotin, vitamin B-12.

Oysters: Zinc.

Low-Fat Dairy Products: Calcium, protein (in whey and casein).

Vegetarian Bean Salad for Healthy Hair.


More Protein Sources for Vegetarians 

Beans: Protein, iron, zinc, and biotin.

Nuts: Selenium (in Brazil nuts); Walnuts: alpha-linoleic acid; cashews, pecans, almonds: zinc.


More Healthy Foods and Herbs that Can Eliminate Dry Scalp and Promote Hair Healthy 

Protein rich foods are not the only help for dry scalp and hair growth. Following a healthy diet that also includes flax seed oil; daily scalp massage increases blood circulation; weekly oil treatment to scalp, washing off in shower after 10-15 minutes will help avoid excessive drying out of skin; frequent mild shampoos that include any or all of the following Ayurvedic herbs:

Shikakai: A pod that’s considered a superior cleanser for “lustrous long hair” and has been reported as “promoting hair growth, eliminates dry scalp and preventing dandruff”. Because of these benefits, this pod was named Shikakai”which translated as, “fruit for hair”.

Soapnut: Indian name Reetha fruit is also called Soapnut, as it contains natural soap. Beside excellent cleansing properties, it is known to keep hair and skin soft.

Amla: A wonderful cleansing agent for both the skin and hair. It imparts luster to hair and protects from dandruff, also helps prevent premature graying.Amla stimulates hair growth and strengthens the hair roots.

Fenugreek: Seeds contain essential oil that contains 40 different valuable compounds. People used to soak fenugreek seeds overnight, and in the morning grind them into fine paste and apply them to the scalp for half hour for scalp treatment and removal of dandruff. The hair was then washed with Soapnut solution. The same paste was applied on the face at night before going to bed and then washed with warm water in the morning. This was known to prevent one from getting pimples, dryness and early appearance of wrinkles. It improved complexion and make one look younger.

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Author: L.J. O’Neal, writer and researcher. (L.J. is also a Lustrous Henna® user.)


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